Blog Articles, tagged with: Ms

MS and Romance

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On this Valentine’s Day when many of us choose to celebrate romantic love, Christina McDonald and Niall McGahon give us their take on MS and Romance.  Christina We see it all around us.  On the streets, in movies and in songs, love and romance. They are everyone’s desire a...

Published by Christina McDonald and Niall McGahon on Thursday February 14 2019 11:00 AM

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Childhood MS

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This week, Sarah tells us her paediatric MS story. She is a child, she has MS and she has the support of her parents as they all deal with the challenges of this condition.  Hello my name is Sarah*. I am 15 years old and like every other teenager I love my phone, my music and my very amazin...

Published by Sarah on Monday February 04 2019 11:50 AM

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New Year's Resolution

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At the start of New Year 2019, Declan Groeger shares with us his plans for the year ahead. Read on for a plan of action we can all adapt to our own resolutions.   2019 is a new year; a year full of hopes and fears, a year full of aspirations and dreams and a year full of good intention...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday January 10 2019 12:45 PM

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The Most Wonderful (and Difficult) Time of Year

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In the throes of the Christmas Season, Niall McGahon delves in his experience of MS and shares with us how he deals with the uncertainty by keeping things in the moment, in the day. Read on to calm…. I am forever amazed at how the small things that you take for granted when younger have s...

Published by Niall McGahon on Thursday December 13 2018 11:00 AM

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How Writing About MS Makes My Life Better

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This week Willeke Van Eeckhoutte shares with us the value of writing about living with MS. She’s an award-winning, irrepressible blogger and we are delighted to have her continued contribution to the MS and Me team. When tasked with an article about writing and MS, my mind always does summ...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Friday November 02 2018 07:46 AM

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When I Had To Stop Working

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This week, Joan Jordan champions her professional revitalisation and shares with us all the joys of returning to the workforce.  Sorry for the spoiler in the title. You already know how this one is going to play out. Girl studies hard and gets a computer science place in Trinity College. G...

Published by Joan Jordan on Friday October 19 2018 11:13 AM

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On Being a Man Living with MS

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This week Declan Groeger shares with us what it is like being a man living with MS I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 1988. Married with two small children, a mortgage and an overdraft. The day the doctor said “You have MS”, my life changed forever. At that time MS had n...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday September 20 2018 10:50 AM

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MS, Skilled and Unemployed

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This week Teresa McShane tells us about the financial and professional implications of having MS and discovers it’s an emotional journey. Like any long-term illness or disability, MS can have far reaching implications and can literally turn one’s world upside-down. Obviously, all cas...

Published by Teresa McShane on Thursday September 13 2018 10:11 AM

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Am I Progressing?

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This week Fergal Hughes wonders about what the future holds for him in terms of his MS ... and realises that he is more concerned with 'here and now' I was diagnosed in January 1996. The diagnosing doctor told me that he believed my type of MS to be remitting/relapsing (RRMS) and what that woul...

Published by Fergal Hughes on Thursday August 16 2018 10:16 AM

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Me, Men and MS

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‘Don’t let MS stop you from finding your happily ever after’… This week Ciara O Meara reflects on dating and disclosing her MS when she finally found the one!   Dating is a pure and utter minefield! Your preparation for the field is diligent and precise. You ap...

Published by Ciara O Meara on Thursday July 19 2018 11:17 AM

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